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Dr Richard Haddad

SpecialtyRobotic Surgery
QualificationB. Med. (Newc), M.S. (Syd)(Urol), FRACS (Urol)
Other Languages SpokenFrench
Practice 1Suite 4, 13 Bridge Street
Phone: (02) 8883-3811
Fax: (02) 8883-4011
Practice 2Norwest Private Hospital, Suite 111, Level 1
9 Norbrik Drive
Phone: (02) 8883-3811
Fax: (02) 8883-4011
Practice 3Suite 201, Level 2
169 Victoria Road
Phone: (02) 8883-3811
Fax: (02) 8883-4011

Dr Richard Haddad is a Urological Surgeon servicing Sydney's Northwest corridor, consulting out of Epping, Bella Vista, and Drummoyne. He has weekly operating lists through Sydney Adventist and Norwest Private Hospitals. He performs robotic surgery through Sydney Adventist Hospital. He was awarded a stipend to undertake post-Fellowship training in Robotic Uro-Oncology at the prestigious McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Canada. He is an expert robotic surgeon and performs robotic prostatectomy (nerve-sparing where appropriate), robotic partial nephrectomy, robotic cystectomy, robotic ureteric surgery including robotic pyeloplasty. He was instrumental in orchestrating Canada's first robotic totally intracorporeal ileal neobladder, and has recently published the operative technique in the Canadian Urological Association Journal. He has performed and / or been involved with over 350 robotic cases. His recent patient outcomes have been excellent. Dr Haddad was trained in general surgery in Sydney / NSW for 6 years prior to commencing urological surgical training for a further 3 years, in Sydney. He was awarded his FRACS (Urology) in 2012. He was then dual Fellowship trained, first as the Fellow at Royal North Shore Hospital in Sydney and then at McGill in Montreal, Canada. Dr Haddad was born and grew up in Epping. He was the Dux of St. Patrick's College Strathfield in 1995, and then went directly onto medical school at The University of Newcastle NSW. As well as robotics, Dr Haddad treats many patients with general urological conditions including; kidney stone laser procedures, prostate "bore-out" or Greenlight prostate laser vaporisation surgery, circumcision, vasectomy, open prostate and bladder surgery, laparoscopic kidney surgery, hydrocele, Raised PSA / prostate cancer assessment, urinary infections, cystoscopy for urinary symptoms / bladder assessment. Urinary flow tests are arranged through the San Urology Clinic, and Dr Haddad arranges prostate needle biopsies under local anaesthetic in appropriate cases. Dr Haddad's rooms are able to accommodate urgent referrals, and are happy to answer any queries. Ph- (02) 9868 6662 or 1300 964 463


Dr Haddad has over 10 peer-reviewed journal publications in local and international journals. In 2013 he published 3 international papers on robotic partial nephrectomy, the daVinci Robotic Surgical Simulator, and robotic intracorporeal ileal neobladder. In 2006 he was awarded a Master of Surgery (Urology) from The University of Sydney, in prostate cancer brachytherapy. He has published on radio frequency ablative techniques for small renal tumours, and HIFU for prostate cancer. In 2012 at McGill in Montreal Canada, he was awarded a Baxter Biosciences Grant for $50,000 USD, in order to commence live animal experimentation on novel techniques for minimally invasive renal-preserving operative techniques that may one day be more widely applicable.

Journal ArticlesPlease click here to download a list of journal articles Dr Haddad has published. (PDF format)
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